Japanese Navy Training Squadron Leaves Manila, Enroute to Guam


Guam – The Escort Division 13th of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), consisting of two vessels JS SHIRANE (DDH143) and JS ASAYUKI (DD132)  left Manila Saturday en-route to Guam.

According to a release from the Japanese embassy, the 2 war ships will arrive on Guam on Friday April 11.

The ships have about 480 officers and crew members on board, including 48 newly commissioned officers, under the command of Captain Hideto Ikeda.

READ the release from the Japanese Embassy HERE   





11 APR (FRI)